Our Rising Stars Run From One Achievement to Another

Young athletes sponsored by Yüksel İnşaat draw international attention with their achievements.

Yüksel İnşaat’s 17-year-old “Rising Star” Emel Dereli has been listed among the “Rising Star of the Year” nominees in the “2013 European Athletics Awards” organized by EAA-European Athletic Association. Having attended several tournaments in Turkey and abroad through the summer Emel Dereli improved her previous Turkish Youth record of 17.67 m following a successful season. Making Turkey proud with her successive international achievements Emel Dereli is competing with 11 other athletes on the online poll held for the European Athletics Awards. 

Meanwhile, Nimet Karakuş, Yüksel’s another Rising Star, won the silver medal in women’s 100m at 3rd Islamic Solidarity Games held in Indonesia. Running as the last athlete in the 4x100 m women’s relay team, Karakuş spent an extraordinary effort to become first in carrying the baton she took at an unfavorable position. Thanks to her performance Turkish team has won the gold medal in women’s 4x100 m relay race.


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